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- Tags: 1950s
Two members of the projection staff in the projection box at the Bristol Cinema, Birmingham in 1953.
A photograph of the projection room at the Piccadilly Cinema, Birmingham in 1952.
Projectionist and cinema manager Phil Fawke describes the process of repairing film damage.
Projectionist and cinema manager Phil Fawke describes his experience of the arrival of digital projection, the changes in the number of projectionists over time, getting used to using the digital projector and the benefits of digital on picture…
Projectionist Mike Williams provides an overview of presentation and showmanship in cinemas. He outlines how he was trained by the chief to uphold particular aesthetic standards and the impact that this has on the experience of the audience.
Projectionist Mike Williams describes the process of selecting music to be played in the auditorium prior to film screenings.
Projectionist Mike Williams describes the process of making-up film prints ready for screening and breaking them down once finished.
Projectionist Mike Williams describes the other duties carried out by projectionists outside the projection box including an accident where he fell through the ceiling of the cinema auditorium during a film screening.
Projectionist Mike Williams describes the projectionist’s duties when the film was on screen, noting the importance of checking films during screenings.